Busy Philipps names her daughter Cricket Pearl

Actress Busy Philipps attends the "A Case of You" world premiere during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, 2013, in New York. Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival

Busy Philipps has chosen a nature-inspired name for her second daughter.

The "Cougar Town" actress, 34, and her husband, screenwriter Marc Silverstein, have decided to name their baby girl Cricket Pearl, People has confirmed.

Philipps and Silverstein welcomed the baby girl on July 2, but at that time said they had not yet decided on a name for her. Baby Cricket joins the couple's 4-year-old daughter, Birdie Leigh.

She revealed the pregnancy in December, and announced the baby news via Twitter last week, sharing a photo of her and the newborn.

She then took to Twitter again on Wednesday to address the response to her choice in baby names.


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